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I'm often asked. As in, "Why not wait until you're completely gray?" They're talking about my relatively young age—my memoir, Little Failure, was published when I was 41; I always respond that 41 is actually 74 in Russian years, a joke I make while clutching my beleaguered, butter-slathered heart.
—Gary Shteyngart, author of the memoir Little Failure and three novels, most recently Super Sad True Love Story
Read the rest of Gary Shteyngart's essay on memoir writing